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Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) announces the 5th Edition of the DIFF Film Fellows Programme focussing specifically on filmmakers from Himachal Pradesh.


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

The Dharamshala International Film Festival is pleased to announce the DIFF Film Fellows Programme 2018. The Film Fellows initiative, which saw its inception in 2014, aims to encourage and develop filmmaking talent in the Indian Himalayan regions by offering mentorship opportunities with established filmmakers.


This year, the programme will focus specifically on filmmakers from Himachal Pradesh. Read more

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai launches comprehensive Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme


By Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai today announced the launch of a comprehensive Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme led by one of Europe’s renowned Obesity, Metabolic and Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Vigyan Jain, along with Internal Medicine Consultant, Dr. Sanjay Khare. The programme would take a one-of-its-kind approach in redefining obesity care and would be supported by a team of clinical nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

Dr. Vigyan Jain, Consultant, Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals Navi Maumbai said, “Obesity is today a burgeoning lifestyle problem and a major health risk in that it can lead non-communicable diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Globally today, an estimated 1.5 billion adults are overweight or obese and this is expected to rise to more than 3 billion people by 2030. India today has over 30 million people with obesity and this is expected to rise to 70 million by 2025. A sedentary lifestyle reinforced by a carbohydrate-heavy and oil-rich Indian diet are the main contributing factors. The cost of this obesity is high as the expenditure on treating the diseases that arise from obesity are huge. The Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme at Apollo Hospitals will address this major issue providing comprehensive management and treatment for obesity and related conditions.”  Read more

Volkswagen India continues to focus on talent at Dealership Network with Sapphire Club Programme


By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

(Centre) Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars with the new members of the Sapphire Club Programme

As part of its elite Sapphire Club talent development programme in India, Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, welcomed 25 new members at an event hosted in Chennai. This club is a distinguished society of the most promising sales talent from across Volkswagen India’s 121 dealerships across 104 cities and is the highest honour within the brand, in the country. The new members were hosted at a special dinner on 20th July 2018 with Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director Volkswagen Passenger Cars, followed by an exclusive experience of the Ameo Cup at the Madras Motor Race Track in Chennai on 21st July 2018.

To be a member of this elite club, an applicant has to first be selected to be a Royal Blue member and then a Royal Blue Plus member – both, introductory platforms to identify and promote talent within the Volkswagen India dealership network. Once they have met the primary eligibility criteria, these select candidates go through a grueling evaluation process of their skills, knowledge and leadership capabilities. Each round tests a candidate’s expertise on the product, brand, industry, sales as well as aptitude. The process concludes with face-to-face interviews with an expert panel of external seasoned automotive, business and HR professionals from across the country, to gauge their logic and skill competencies. Read more

MDI Gurgaon Kicks-off 10-Day Induction Programme for the leaders of Tomorrow


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

India’s one of the premier business school Management Development Institute, Gurgaon commenced its 10-day induction programme for the Batch of 2018-20 from 15 June, 2018. The 10-day long induction ceremony comprised students belonging to Post Graduate Programs namely 25th batch of Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM), 15th batch of PGP – Human Resource Management (PGP-HRM) and 13th batch of PGP-International Management (PGP-IM).The ceremony provided a glimpse of exciting and inspiring academic journey the students will take in the years ahead from the stalwarts of the industry. Read more

PVR Cinemas pilots the Delhi Edition of the Year Round Programme by MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image)


By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

PVR Cinemas & MAMI launch the Delhi Edition of MAMI's Year Round Program

PVR Cinemas, with its storied history of becoming the leading exhibitor and an eminent platform for all things cinematic launched the Year Round Programme by Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) in Delhi.

An epic city-wide celebration of global filmmaking culture and star-studded special screening at PVR ECX, Chanakya marked the official curtain call of the programme’s Delhi Edition. The two-day launch event premiered two of the most sought-after films of the year – Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs and Ari Aster’s Hereditary on the 9th & 10th of June 2018 ahead of their India release.  Read more

Radio City Collaborates with United Nations Environment Programme to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ in India


By  Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

L-R Actress Dia Mirza, Mr.Afroz Shah ,Mr Erik Solheim

Radio City, India’s leading radio network announced its association with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the radio partner for the World Environment Day initiative to be held in India to control plastic pollution. UNEP is an agency of United Nations to coordinate environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Every year, United Nations chooses one country to be a global host to spread environmental awareness, and this year it’s India. Radio City’s consistent effort towards addressing societal issues by leveraging the reach and power of the medium has made it an unrivalled partner for UNEP to amplify this noble cause. Read more

Majid Majidi’s Beyond The Clouds to mark the beginning of the collaboration between MAMI (Year Round Programme) and Carnival Cinemas


By  Stephen Fernandes Mobile: 9820707327  Email: stevfern@gmail.com

Carnival Cinemas – is partnering MAMI  in their Year Round Programme (YRP).Renowned Iranian maestro Majid Majidi’s Bollywood debut BEYOND THE CLOUDS and Babis Makridis acclaimed Greek drama PITY that was screened at the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to mark the beginning of the collaboration.


The partnership will kick off with a special screening of BEYOND THE CLOUDS followed by PITY in the next ten days at the newly refurbished Matterden Carnival Cinemas (previously known as Deepak Talkies). In the coming months, screenings will also be held at Liberty Carnival Cinemas


The screening of Beyond the Clouds will be followed by a Q & A session with Director Majid Majidi and actors, Ishaan Khatter and Malavika Mohanan moderated by Anupama Chopra.

Launched in 2016, the MAMI Year Round Programme is a unique initiative started by MAMI with the belief that it was not enough to have a week-long film festival in a film crazy city like Mumbai. Through the programme, passionate movie lovers can sign up and get free access to the best and latest Indian and international films throughout the year. The Year Round Programme has now screened over 40 films which include sought-after titles like Lady Bird, The Square, Zama, The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missourie, A Wrinkle In Time and Village Rockstars and hosted workshops as well. Read more



By  Vivek K. Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport put its Airport Emergency Handlers (AEH) through an exhaustive training programme to enhance their preparedness to respond to Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threats.


Administered by the National Disaster Management Authority, the six-day programme consisted of lectures, field training as well as live demonstrations of detection and decontamination, including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


Apart from equipping the AEHs to handle CBRN emergencies, the training programme also refreshed their training in the administration of medical first aid and initial psycho-social support to passengers using the Mumbai Airport. Experts from the field of safety and disaster management delivered lectures and held demonstrations on various related areas of CBRN emergency management. Read more